Pakistan

Panama case: SC directs PTI lawyer to complete arguments before break

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Supreme Court of Pakistan has directed Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf’s (PTI) counsel Naeem Bukhari to complete his arguments in the Panama Papers case before break time today (Wednesday). A five-judge bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa is hearing petitions seeking disqualification of the prime minister over Panama leaks issue.  While presenting

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MNAs may not survive under Article 62, 63, Pakistan will: Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Pakistan Tehreek-Insaf (PTI) held a consultative session at Bani Gala in Islamabad on Tuesday. After the session, PTI chairman Imran Khan came for media talk and criticized the ruling party. He stressed that Pakistan should survive whether any parliamentarian survives or not according to Article 62 and 63 of Pakistan s constitution.

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Sheikh Rasheed never gives up: Sheikh Rasheed

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Awami Muslim League (AML) leader Sheikh Rasheed has on Tuesday said that he never gives up. “A man can only be defeated if he gives up, and Sheikh Rasheed never gives up”, he said. Speaking to reporters outside the apex court, he said that that if he was given the opportunity then

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Imran rebukes PM for ‘telling lies’ on Panama Papers

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Imran Khan on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s statement in the Parliament regarding Panama Papers was a complete lie. Talking to media in Islamabad, Khan said, “It was a bad luck for Sharif brothers that proofs of his involvement in illegally stashing wealth abroad are

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Pakistan needs Interior Minister of Naseerullah Babar’s stature: Bilawal

KARACHI (Sarzameen News) – Chairman Pakistan Peoples Party Bilawal Bhutto Zardari on Tuesday  said that Pakistan needs an Interior Minister of Naseerullah Babar’s stature having both brain and bravery to deal terrorists with iron hand. Major General (r) Naseerullah Babar was a PPP leader who served as Interior Minister under Prime Minister Shaheed Mohtarma Benazir

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COAS for continuation of counter terrorism operations

RAWALPINDI (Sarzameen News) – Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa has directed continuation of counter terrorism operations and stabilization of already cleared areas. According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), the Army Chief was presiding over the 198th Corps Commanders’ conference held on Tuesday at General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi. The forum took comprehensive

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Building collapses trapping 25 labourers in Multan

MULTAN (Sarzameen News) – An Under-construction building came crashing down on Tuesday on Bosan Road trapping at least 25 labourers. Rescue operation is underway after teams arrived on the scene. Reportedly, rescue teams are reluctant to give out details over deaths and injuries at the time. Sources privy to Multan Police and rescue officials have

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LHC restrains Interior Minister Nisar from chairing Nadra meetings

LAHORE, (Sarzameen News) – The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday restrained Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan from chairing meetings of National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra). LHC Chief Justice Mansoor Ali Shah heard a petition maintaining that Nadra was an independent institution and would not allow anyone to interfere in its proceedings. The

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JI seeks PM’s court appearance

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – The Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) on Tuesday filed a petition in Supreme Court seeking Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s appearance in the apex court to clear his position regarding his family’s alleged offshore assets. The SC bench headed by Justice Asif Saeed Khosa resumed hearing into the Panama Papers case today. Other bench members

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Parliamentary parties’ meeting on military courts’ extension inconclusive

ISLAMABAD (Sarzameen News) – A meeting of parliamentary parties presided over by National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Tuesday concluded without reaching any agreement on the issue of extension in military courts’ tenure. The meeting was attended by Federal Ministers Zhaid Hamid and Akram Durrani, Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed

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